Ephesians 2:17

“And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ephesians 2:17

And came, and preached peace to you, which were afarre off, and to them that were nigh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

AND HE CAME AND PREACHED PEACE TO YOU WHO WERE FAR AWAY, AND PEACE TO THOSE WHO WERE NEAR;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he came and preached peace to you that were far off, and peace to them that were nigh:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he came preaching peace to you who were far off, and to those who were near;
- Basic English Bible

and, coming, he has preached the glad tidings of peace to you who [were] afar off, and [the glad tidings of] peace to those [who were] nigh.
- Darby Bible

And came and preached peace to you who were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
- Webster's Bible

So He came and proclaimed good news of peace to you who were so far away, and peace to those who were near;
- Weymouth Bible

He came and preached peace to you who were far off and to those who were near.
- World English Bible

And he comynge prechide pees to you that weren fer, and pees to hem that weren niy;
- Wycliffe Bible

and having come, he did proclaim good news -- peace to you -- the far-off and the nigh,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Ephesians 2:17

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 2:17


2:17 And he came - After his resurrection. And preached peace - By his ministers and his Spirit. To you - Gentiles. That were afar off - At the utmost distance from God. And to them that were nigh - To the Jews, who were comparatively nigh, being his visible church.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 2:17


Eph 2:17 Preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh. The Gentiles were "afar off"; the Jews, "nigh". To both Christ preached with each other and with God.

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